"People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind. " (XXXXX XXXXX Yeats)
"Reality can be beaten with enough imagination."
"Reality is for people who lack imagination."
"Reality is that part of the imagination we all agree on."
"There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination. " (Edmund Burke)
"They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. " (Francis Bacon)
"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." (Edgar Allen Poe)
"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!" (Dr. Seuss)
"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." (Thomas Edison)
"To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind." (Wallace Stevens)
"We are told never to cross a bridge till we come to it, but this world is owned by men who have "crossed bridges" in their imagination far ahead of the crowd."
"Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess. " (XXXXX XXXXX)